Adobe Photoshop CS4 One-on-One

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  • Copyright: 2008-10-01
  • Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Inc
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The DVD videos are available on Safari .Master the fundamentals of Photoshop CS4 and then some with One-on-One, Deke McClelland's unique and effective learning system.Adobe Photoshop CS4 One-on-Oneincludes step-by-step tutorials, more than five hours of DVD-video demonstrations, and hands-on projects to help you improve your knowledge and hone your skills. Once you read about a particular technique, you can see how it's done first-hand in the video. The combination is uniquely effective. Whether you're new to Photoshop or a creative professional interested in the groundbreaking features of CS4, Deke's conversational style and carefully structured lessons guide you easily through the program's fundamental and advanced concepts and techniques. More than 850 full-color photos, diagrams, and screen shots illustrate every key step. With this book, you will:Learn at your own speed with 12 self-paced tutorials Master Photoshop's workflow and file handling features Try out techniques and best practices with engaging real-world projects Discover how Bridge and Camera Raw can help you optimize digital photos Create beautiful multilayered documents, including posters and flyers Test your knowledge with multiple-choice quizzes in each chapterAnd more. Written and produced by a Photoshop expert with well over 20 years of experience,Adobe Photoshop CS4 One-on-Onesimulates a classroom environment that provides one-on-one attention as you proceed from lesson to lesson. You'll learn to use Photoshop faster, more creatively, and more efficiently than you thought possible.

Author Biography

Deke McClelland is a popular lecturer on Adobe Photoshop and the larger realm of computer graphics and design. He has hosted the interactive "Video Workshop" CD that shipped with Photoshop Versions 7, CS, and CS2, as well as hundreds of hours of tutorial-style video training for industry leaders lynda.com and Total Training. In addition to his video work, Deke has written 84 books translated into 24 languages, with more than 4 million copies in print. One of the most award-winning writers in the technology market, Deke received the Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Computer Book in 1989. Since then, he has garnered more than 20 honors, including seven independent citations from the Computer Press Association. In 2002, he was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.

Table of Contents

Preface: How One-on-One Works
Open and Organizep. 3
Highlights, Midtones, and Shadowsp. 37
Correcting Color Balancep. 65
Making Selectionsp. 109
Crop, Straighten, and Sizep. 149
Paint, Edit, and Healp. 177
Creating and Applying Masksp. 221
Focus and Filtersp. 259
Building Layered Compositionsp. 295
Text and Shapesp. 353
Styles and Specialty Layersp. 399
Printing and Outputp. 469
Indexp. 501
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